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Norfolk: Lingwood

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Modern and Historical Maps of this Parish.

Lingwood is about 8 miles E. of Norwich.

Cemeteries

See Norfolk Parish Links: Cemeteries

Census

See also Norfolk Parish Links: Censuses

Church Directories

Church History

Church of St Peter
Description and pictures.
Church of St Peter
Minister, location, picture, events, history, etc.

Lingwood Methodist Church
Minister, services, location, description, picture, etc.

Church Records

Marriages
These are not included in Boyd's Marriage Index or Phillimore's Marriage Registers.
See also Norfolk Parish Links: Church Records

Civil Registration

For the civil registration of births, marriages and deaths between 1837 and 1930 (and for the censuses from 1851 to 1901), Lingwood was in Blofield Registration District.

See also Norfolk Parish Links: Civil Registration

Description and Travel

Lingwood Railway Station
Description and pictures.
See also Norfolk Parish Links: Description and Travel

Directories

See also Norfolk Parish Links: Directories

Historical Geography

Lingwood is in Blofield hundred.

Land and Property

Kelly, Geoffrey Ian
Lingwood Manor: historical notes.
[Typescript in Norwich Local Studies Library, 1990]
Inclosure
See Moulton St Mary.
See also Norfolk Parish Links: Land and Property

Maps

Parish outline and location.
See Parish Map for Blofield Registration District, 1836
Modern and Historical Maps
Maps of the parish and nearby places.
See also Norfolk Parish Links: Maps

Military Records

Roll of Honour
World Wars 1 and 2.

Poorhouses, Poor Law, etc

After 1834 Lingwood became part of the Blofield Union, and the workhouse was in this parish.

Blofield Union
Parishes in the union, their arrangements for the poor before 1834, etc.
Blofield Union and Workhouse
Description from White's Directory of Norfolk, 1845.
Blofield Union and Workhouse
Description and pictures.
Guardians of the Blofield Union
October 1835 to March 1836.
Serreau, Audrey
Times and Years: A History of the Blofield Union Workhouse at Lingwood in Norfolk.
[ISBN 0948903937, Bungay, Morrow and Co, 2000]

Population

These figures are from the population tables which were produced after the 10-yearly national censuses. The "Families" heading includes families and single occupiers.

Year   Inhabited
Houses
Families Population
18013442229
18113339198
18215156292
18315757294
184179--473
185181--509
Year   Inhabited
Houses
Families Population
186179--509
18717878438
18817272399
18918080421
19018686438
1911--93495

There may be more people living in detached parts of the parish (if there were any) and, if so, the number may or may not be included in the figures above. It is quite difficult to be sure from the population tables.

1821 Census
"An inclosure of land, and small tenements built thereon, is mentioned, in the Return of Lingwood, as having caused an increase of Population".
1851 Census
"The Return includes 102 persons in 1841, and 135 in 1851, in the Blofield Union Workhouse".
1911 Census
The total included 95 people in the workhouse.

Schools

Lingwood School
Picture of the school, etc.

Voting Registers

See Norfolk Parish Links: Voting Registers
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February 2008